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Portugal

Company : Infraestruturas de Portugal, S.A. (IP)

Contact :

- Luisa Garcia
- 1dseguranca@infraestruturasdeportugal
- +351 212879585

Company’s website : www.infraestruturasdeportugal.pt

Level crossings’ website : /

National campaign website : /

Youtube : /

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Contacts at Press/Communication:

Fernanda Silva / +351 212879988 / fernanda.silva@infraestruturasdeportugal.pt

Pedro Ramos / +351 212879058 / pedro.ramos@infraestruturasdeportugal.pt


Statistics 2019

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- Total number of LC in 2016 : 851
- Total number of LC in 2017 : 850
- Total number of LC in 2018 : 839

- Total number of accidents in 2016 : 17
- Total number of accidents in 2017 : 17
- Total number of accidents in 2018 : 22

- Total number of fatalities in 2016 : 8
- Total number of fatalities in 2017 : 6
- Total number of fatalities in 2018 : 4

Total number of collisions with motorized vehicles 18
of which trucks 1
of which buses/coaches 0
of which other professional vehicles 1
of which passenger cars 14
of which two-wheel motorized vehicles 2
Total number of pedestrians hit at LC* 4

- Total length of lines (km) : 2 546

- Total number of train km/year (millions) : 36,856 km/year

List of partners

IMT (Mobility and Transport Institute - Rail and Road National Authority)
ANTRAM (National Association of Public Freight Road Transports)
ANEPC (National Authority for Emergency and Civil Protection)
GNR (Police Force)
media (TV, Newspapers)

Awareness measures

Truck and Bus drivers awareness campaign to the risks of LC and best practices - kickoff event;
Specific warning signs in the pedestrian LC of highest accident rate - Campaign with local people

*Active level crossing
Level crossing where the crossing users are protected from or warned of the approaching train by the activation of devices when it is unsafe for the user to traverse the crossing.
*Passive level crossing
Level crossing without any form of warning system and/or protection activated when it is unsafe for the user to traverse the crossing. *Pedestrian hit at LC
Including mechanical and electrical bicycles and other alternative mobility vehicles